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ruggedT's Build

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Builds (2005-2015)' started by ruggedT, Jun 18, 2012.

  1. Aug 8, 2012 at 10:42 AM
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    trucks looking good :thumbsup:
     
  2. Aug 12, 2012 at 5:47 PM
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    ruggedT [OP] The Sticker Guy Vendor

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    Got the lca bushings changed out. Went with the Roca ones because of the price.

    20ton press wouldn't budge them. Had to cut off the ends, use a hole saw to cut the rubber, push the center out with the press. Then use the air chisel with a muffler cutter tip to get the sleeve out. One of the 4 we couldn't cut it anymore with the chisel, so we used the press since it was half cut. Just as the press maxed out it popped out the sleeve with almost explosive force.

    Also picked up a set of allpro standard leaf springs with 900miles on them... Super cheap :cool:
     
  3. Aug 12, 2012 at 5:50 PM
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    you'll be pleased with them! plus they are barely broken in
     
  4. Aug 12, 2012 at 5:51 PM
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    Sorry to hear you had an issue, but I'm glad I wasn't the only one :D
     
  5. Aug 13, 2012 at 7:34 AM
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    Found some pics of the 6" removal.


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  6. Aug 13, 2012 at 8:24 AM
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    Also when I was changing the bushings, one of the LCA tab's was cracking away from the frame. Touched her up with the welder
     
  7. Aug 15, 2012 at 8:09 AM
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    Looks good, I like the custom stump stands :spy:
     
  8. Aug 15, 2012 at 8:10 AM
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    Are those tires 33x12.5 ? How much did you trim to stuff them ?
     
  9. Aug 15, 2012 at 8:37 AM
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    Had to trim alot... and bash my firewall in with a bfh. It still touches in spots

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  10. Aug 15, 2012 at 9:56 AM
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    did you fill in the body mount or leave it an open wound?
     
  11. Aug 15, 2012 at 11:53 AM
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    Open. Ran it open for a while, covered it, then hacked it up more. No issues either way
     
  12. Aug 20, 2012 at 7:37 AM
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    Couldnt get my transfer case skid to work like I wanted... Was planning on extending my alum transmission skid. It wouldnt tie together without re-doing it... which wasnt going to happen. Made this instead...


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  13. Aug 20, 2012 at 9:21 AM
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    mmm beefy
     
  14. Aug 23, 2012 at 6:40 AM
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    Sweet little baby infant jesus, your truck is fu*king awesome.
     
  16. Oct 13, 2012 at 1:34 PM
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    What size co2 tank do you have and how many tires can you do on a full tank?
     
  17. Oct 14, 2012 at 7:22 AM
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    I have a 5lb. Don't have an exact number... I fill mine, sometimes a buds, bike tires, ect. I have only refilled it 3 times since I bought it. I decided on 5lb because of weight(aluminum) and size of the bottle for storage. Used to keep it in my ac seat cubby. If memory serves me correctly its 4lb empty...9full

    This chart should help you gauge it... I generally do 14lb increase - http://powertank.com/full.chart.html
     
  18. Oct 14, 2012 at 9:51 AM
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    Thanks I think a 5lb should do fine.
     
  19. Oct 19, 2012 at 8:02 AM
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    new addition you need to add to your build
     
  20. Oct 19, 2012 at 8:11 AM
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    My bumper ends are really crooked :eek:
     
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